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Columbus Grove, Ohio
Grove, The grove, Old Grove
Location of Columbus Grove, Ohio
Location of Columbus Grove in Putnam County
|• Total||1.23 sq mi (3.20 km2)|
|• Land||1.23 sq mi (3.18 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,693.00/sq mi (653.78/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1056830|
Etymology and history
Columbus Grove was founded in 1842. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Columbus, Ohio caused the name to be selected. A post office called Columbus Grove has been in operation since 1862. The village was incorporated in 1864.
Columbus Grove is located at(40.919437, -84.059999).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,137 people, 858 households, and 594 families living in the village. The population density was 1,978.7 inhabitants per square mile (764.0/km2). There were 916 housing units at an average density of 848.1 per square mile (327.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.2% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.
There were 858 households, of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.8% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the village was 37.1 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
Columbus Grove Local Schools operates one public elementary school and Columbus Grove High School. St. Anthony of Padua School is a Roman Catholic institution.
Columbus Grove has a public library, a branch of the Putnam County District Library.
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In Spanish: Columbus Grove (Ohio) para niños
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